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Conference Paper: Exploring how to involve patient support group volunteers in medical education

TitleExploring how to involve patient support group volunteers in medical education
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Issue Date2013
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The 2013 Frontiers in Medical and Health Sciences Education Conference, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 6-7 December 2013. How to Cite?
AbstractINTRODUCTION: Patient contact is an indispensable part of medical education. It helps students to build integrated skills for history taking, communication, physical examination, and clinical reasoning. The role of patients in education may be passive, such as in bedside teaching, or it may be active, such as when the patient serves as a patient-teacher. Community volunteers who have had first hand illness experiences can be a very valuable resource for the training of undergraduate medical students, however, knowing where and how to recruit these individuals remains a challenge. A patient support group is an association of people sharing common interests and experiences regarding health-related matters. Members of such organisations are often experienced in discussing their disease and sharing ways to cope with the challenges of ...
DescriptionConference Theme: From Classroom to Clinic: Opportunities and Challenges in e-Learning
Persistent Identifierhttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/194033

 

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dc.contributor.authorChin, WYen_US
dc.contributor.authorYip, ALMen_US
dc.contributor.authorChen, JYen_US
dc.contributor.authorChau, TWen_US
dc.date.accessioned2014-01-28T06:43:56Z-
dc.date.available2014-01-28T06:43:56Z-
dc.date.issued2013en_US
dc.identifier.citationThe 2013 Frontiers in Medical and Health Sciences Education Conference, The University of Hong Kong, Hong Kong, 6-7 December 2013.en_US
dc.identifier.urihttp://hdl.handle.net/10722/194033-
dc.descriptionConference Theme: From Classroom to Clinic: Opportunities and Challenges in e-Learning-
dc.description.abstractINTRODUCTION: Patient contact is an indispensable part of medical education. It helps students to build integrated skills for history taking, communication, physical examination, and clinical reasoning. The role of patients in education may be passive, such as in bedside teaching, or it may be active, such as when the patient serves as a patient-teacher. Community volunteers who have had first hand illness experiences can be a very valuable resource for the training of undergraduate medical students, however, knowing where and how to recruit these individuals remains a challenge. A patient support group is an association of people sharing common interests and experiences regarding health-related matters. Members of such organisations are often experienced in discussing their disease and sharing ways to cope with the challenges of ...en_US
dc.languageengen_US
dc.relation.ispartofFrontiers in Health and Medical Sciences Education Conferenceen_US
dc.rightsCreative Commons: Attribution 3.0 Hong Kong License-
dc.titleExploring how to involve patient support group volunteers in medical educationen_US
dc.typeConference_Paperen_US
dc.identifier.emailChin, WY: chinwy@hku.hken_US
dc.identifier.emailChen, JY: chenjy@hku.hken_US
dc.identifier.emailChau, TW: chautw@hku.hken_US
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dc.identifier.authorityChen, JY=rp00526en_US
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dc.identifier.hkuros230340-

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